'brave:' Pixar Princess With Mother Issues

Pixar's first female lead is an appealing firebrand, but the movie's emotionally tangled drama robs her of the lusty adventure she deserves.

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  • Pixar's 'Brave' princess hits the bullseye
    On days her mother, Queen Elinor (Emma Thompson), does ... independent young woman in the pursuit of her own freedom of will. Pixar has done a great job, and their story of a brave princess hits the bullseye.
    07/1/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Is Pixar’s “Brave” princess a lesbian?
    On the other hand, Markovitz sneakily suggests — without ever coming out and saying so — that Disney/Pixar snuck their maybe-lesbian princess into the marketplace ... whose principal relationship is with her mother. (Although Merida appears to be ...
    06/25/2012 - 10:56 am | View Link
  • Pixar Courageously Breaks From The Princess Stereotype With ‘Brave’
    Robbie Coltrane and of course it wouldn’t be a Pixar film without John Ratzenberger. “Brave” is set in the Scottish Highlands and centers around a princess/skilled archer, Merida (voiced by Kelly McDonald), who defies her mother’s wish to get ...
    06/24/2012 - 3:24 am | View Link
  • Pixar ‘Brave’ for tackling mother-daughter themes
    ... “Brave” so remarkable is that it explores mother-daughter conflict in the first place. “Brave” is the first Pixar movie to feature a female heroine, and the only one in a long line of princess movies that doesn’t focus on the princess ...
    06/23/2012 - 1:01 pm | View Link
  • BRAVE: Pixar’s Pagan Princess is Perfect Pleasure
    There is way too much “princess” branding aimed at little girls these days, and it’s annoying. It also seemed Pixar was having trouble figuring ... archer and thumbs her nose at the etiquette her mother Queen Elinor (Emma Thompson) tries to teach ...
    06/22/2012 - 11:31 am | View Link
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  • Brave Teaser
    Brave is available November 13 on Blu-ray & DVD Combo Pack and HD Digital. Pre-order your copy now: http://di.sn/h2X Like Brave on Facebook: https://www ...
    10/6/2015 - 3:09 am | View Website
  • Brave
    Brave is Pixar Animation Studios' thirteenth animated feature film. The film is written by...
    10/5/2015 - 9:26 pm | View Website
  • Brave
    Brave is a 2012 American 3D CGI computer-animated adventure fantasy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures.
    10/5/2015 - 7:17 pm | View Website
  • Pixar’s Brave, reviewed.
    Pixar’s own history of excellence has effectively painted the studio into a corner. If Brave were a straight-up Disney release, people would be hailing it, at the ...
    10/5/2015 - 9:37 am | View Website
  • Just Another Princess Movie – The New Inquiry
    image by Sarah Handelman. I suppose most girls remember when they became aware of themselves as specifically female viewers. Growing up in the eighties, I watched ...
    10/5/2015 - 8:11 am | View Website
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